The entrance forecourt is paved with the lone existing sapodilla tree as the focus. The designed was meant to provide the couple with the feeling of living within a garden. A series of courtyards link together indoor and outdoor: the inner living room space can totally open out into the exterior pond and garden through large sliding doors. The ground level comprises of a living dining space intersected by a courtyard with syzingium trees, a kitchen and a guest bedroom. The first floor hosts a TV lounge, a master bedroom and two additional bedrooms.
Linear House , Battaramulla, Rajagiriya, Sri Lanka
Program: single family house
Architects: Palinda Kannangara Architects
Total area: 688 sqm
Cost: 57,000 USD